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Manchester political leaders press for more development

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - At least two political leaders in Manchester believe that more housing developments are needed in the parish, especially given the town's growth as a major educational hub. Read More

Fruit trees for life
MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Six schools in Manchester recently received donations of fruit trees in recognition of International Day of Forests celebrated under the 2019 theme: Forests and Education, according to a news release circulated here.... Read More

Free health care in Mile Gully
MANDEVILLE, Manchester - More than 300 people turned up at the Mile Gully Primary School in northern Manchester recently to take advantage of free services offered at a health and information fair.... Read More

For the love of health, people
MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Guests at Three Angels Pharmacy's annual Customer Appreciation Day on Thursday, March 28 were treated to giveaways, product sampling from different companies, presentations on health and wellness, and free medical care — including dental cleaning, checking...... Read More

Fingers crossed for Russell!

Monday, April, 22 2019    

Caribbean cricket fans are keeping their fingers crossed that star all-rounder Andre Russell, who has struggled with a bad knee in recent years, will be fit enough to take his place in the West Indies squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup which begins in late May in... Read More

New home for Clarendon family

Monday, April, 22 2019    

MAY PEN, Clarendon - The lives of a mother and her three children have been transformed following the gift of a new two-bedroom house from aid agency Food For The Poor-Jamaica and its donors. Read More

Central Diary

Monday, April, 22 2019    

(1) Monday, April 22Coconut Tree ProductionsEaster Monday EventMandeville Kite, Bun & Cheese Family FestManchester Golf ClubMandevilleManchester — 10:00 am - 10:00 pm (2) Thursday, April 25 Read More

Keto lifestyle

Monday, April, 8 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester- Manchester-based healthy lifestyle advocate, Michelle Jones, has officially ventured into consultation. Read More

Farmers shine on RADA Open Day

Monday, April, 8 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Marco Hannan, a farmer from the north-east Manchester community of Devon was a happy man when the, Jamaica Observer Central met him at a Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) Open Day... Read More

High Mountain Road Race organisers ramp up plans for 2020

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, April, 8 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Members of the High Mountain Coffee Road Race committee are to start planning for the 2020 staging of the event as early as next month to ensure maximum turnout. Read More

Edwin rule again!

BY PAUL A REID OBSERVER WRITER reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, April, 8 2019    

Mandeville, Manchester — They were pressed hard, but in the end fierce determination came to the fore as Edwin Allen High extended their run of success at the recent ISSA/GraceKennedy Girls' Champs to six straight and seven in eight years. Read More

Peace and love!

Monday, April, 8 2019    

Albion Primary School, just outside Mandeville, recently celebrated its 125th anniversary with a 'Peace and Love' march through the community.Photo shows principal of Albion Primary School, Paulette Chedda (centre), at the forefront of the march which included representatives of the... Read More

$1.2 million in scholarships, grants for students of Porus

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, April, 8 2019    

PORUS, Manchester — Nineteen past students from primary schools in Porus and its environs, who are currently in high school, were last month the beneficiaries of educational support in the form of scholarships and grants from the Porus Past Students'... Read More

We are one!

Monday, April, 8 2019    

Edwin Allen's sprint queens from left Brittany Johnson, Tina Clayton, Serena Cole and Tia Clayton embrace after clocking a new record, 44.25, in the girls' Class three 4x100m relay at the recent ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletic Championships at the National Stadium. (Photo: Garfield... Read More

CENTRAL DIARY

Monday, April, 8 2019    

(1) Tuesday April 9Clarendon Municipal CorporationAgro-Economic SymposiumSt Gabriel's Anglican Church HallMay PenClarendon- 10:00 am (2) Wednesday April 10Northern Caribbean University (NCU) Read More



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